hidden WCVB Channel 5 airing PSA promoting Boston Heart Walk

WCVB Channel 5 airing PSA promoting Boston Heart Walk

WCVB Channel 5 is airing a PSA promoting the Boston Heart Walk throughout October. The spot features Jessica Brown, who co-anchors the noon and 4 p.m. newscasts. Brown also serves as NewsCenter 5’s medical reporter. WCVB is the media sponsor of the Boston Heart Walk. On Saturday, Oct. 30, Heart Walk participants and teams are

hidden American Heart Association launches Boston-based web series focused on mental health

American Heart Association launches Boston-based web series focused on mental health

The American Heart Association recently launched a six-part series of virtual engagements in Boston that are focused on mental well-being, mindfulness and remaining resilient. Each conversation will be hosted by best-selling author Jon Wortmann, an executive and mental health coach, minister and speaker and will feature conversations with heart and stroke survivors, focusing on their

hidden AHA welcomes new development director in central Massachusetts

AHA welcomes new development director in central Massachusetts

Danielle Statires has joined the American Heart Association as a director of development for central Massachusetts. “Danielle was a standout through the interview process because of her background, skillsets and engaging personality and we are very fortunate to have her join us in this role,” said Brian Shankey, the American Heart Association’s executive director for Maine,

hidden Boston Globe columnist calls out Big Tobacco’s latest push to skirt regulation

Boston Globe columnist calls out Big Tobacco’s latest push to skirt regulation

Tobacco companies are growing bolder in their efforts to keep people addicted and misinformed. The Boston Globe recently wrote about their latest plan to elude regulation in Massachusetts — electronic devices that heat tobacco instead of burning it, which the industry claims is a safer alternative to combustible cigarettes. In her piece, Globe columnist Marcela

hidden Massachusetts newspaper spotlights STEM Goes Red program

Massachusetts newspaper spotlights STEM Goes Red program

The Community Advocate published a story this week about the Young Women’s Health Innovator Challenge, an American Heart Association program designed to expose girls and young women to careers in science, technology, engineering and math. The story focused on Westborough High School sophomore Olivia Yoonseo Lee, who, along with students from Worcester Technical High School,

hidden Pittsburgh Pastor Receives Top Grant at the First EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator™ Faith-Based

Pittsburgh Pastor Receives Top Grant at the First EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator™ Faith-Based

The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, announced the top awardees of its first-ever EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator™ Faith-Based hosted by the Eastern States region. The first-place grant of $50,000 was awarded to Pastor Cynthia Wallace of Bible Center Church in the Homewood neighborhood of

hidden Boston University among four institutions tapped to study link between heart disease and cancer

Boston University among four institutions tapped to study link between heart disease and cancer

With a growing need to better understand the many links between heart disease and cancer, the two leading causes of death worldwide, the American Heart Association announced today grants focused on this area of scientific research. More than $11 million in research grants are awarded to four multidisciplinary teams to create the Association’s newest Strategically